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otherwise political enemies together. in what would otherwise be an unlikely pairing, president obama and governor chris christie teamed up today putting politics aside and disaster first. >> we are here for you, and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you have rebuilt. >> chris christie, a strong supporter of mitt romney, has continued to stress this is no time for something. >> we would like to argue with each other about other stuff but first, we have to argue about this. >> it was decided a presidential appearance could actually hinder recovery efforts, so hours earlier, the president stopped at fema headquarters in d.c. for a briefing. while away from the damage, in florida, mitt romney also appeared with a heavy hitter -- jeb bush. >> imagine a leader like mitt romney that will restore confidence in this country. i imagine each and every day and that is why i'm campaigning as hard as i can for the guy. >> we come together in times like this, and we want to make sure they have a speedy and quick recovery. >> but the nic
, the race for the white house. a note about the storm, vote egg and today, president obama and governor romney back out making their case to voters, as the clock ticks down. five days until americans go to the polls, your voice, your vote. and tonight, our brand new abc news/"washington post" poll shows this. the president with a one-point edge. he also got a big helpful endorsement today and i want to bring in "good morning america" co-anchor, anchor of "this week," george stephanopoulos. >> reporter: that's right. mayor michael bloomberg had criticized president obama in the past, said he was not going to endorse, today, he said he's endorsing the president because he believes he's best positioned to lead on the issue of climate change, which the mayor believes had an impact on this hurricane. that comes on top of that praise from governor chris christie, the republican governor of new jersey yesterday and the poll you cited shows that nearly 8 out of 10 americans think the president has done a good job handling this hurricane. >> what about the voters who are worried they're not goin
obama and governor mitt romney in a dead heat, with five days to go before americans get to the polls. your voice, your vote. and abc's jake tapper has more. >> reporter: hurricane sandy has forced the president to cancel his appearance at seven campaign events. but he may have gotten something more valuable. >> you're going to be okay. everybody's safe, right? >> reporter: the opportunity to lead and be seen leading. today with new jersey's republican governor chris christie a shelter in brigantine, new jersey. >> hang in there. >> thank you. >> reporter: theirs was a most public display of bipartisan ship today, a trait many undecided voters process to love, one sorely lacking in washington, d.c. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me and i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern. >> governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive, he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back. even stronger than before. >> reporter: the president seems confident. his campaign manager said they have the math, romney's
americans go to the polls, "your voice, your vote" today president obama and governor romney put the bricks on the campaign until sandy is over. jake tapper explains. >> reporter: president obama was a no show to his own rally whisked away on air force one to get ahead of the worst of hurricane sandy and to warn those in its path. >> when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> reporter: the white house eager to share the president looking in command released these two photographs meeting with advisers preparing for the storm. between his and mitt romney's campaigns, 30 events have been canceled. two events went on without the president. including one in youngstown, ohio where many former president clinton and vice president biden got a firsthand feel for the storm's winds. those heavy winds and rain may impact early voting in ohio and four or contested states are directly in the storm's path also with early voting. s president is not scheduled to be back on the campaign trail till wednesday but that like everything else this week is subject to cancellation. diane? >> all right,
on a conference call with president obama, 10 governors, and other mayors. >> he indicated he is prepared to make sure they cut through all the red tape so that federal assistance if needed will be made immediately available. if people have any difficulty getting through the federal apparatus to call them directly ourselves. >> the city is getting back to normal in the schools and the government will make it back on tomorrow. they are restoring power but for one family that will not solve their problems. >> this is the hole where the tree came from. this is what is left from the tree and that is their home there. power was restored in this neighborhood just about an hour ago. the mayor has praised the power crews and the sea saying we should do something to help new york since they have been devastated in he will do whatever they think we should need to do to help. live from northwest washington, sam ford abc 7 news. >> sandy has moved inland. up and down the east coast, the storm left a lot of decimation. >> what is next for us? we turn to doug hill for the latest. what's the latest here is what
, president obama surveyed the damage along a nearly 60-mile stretch of the jersey shore with governor chris christie. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget, we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need, until you have rebuilt. >> reporter: obama and christie are a very unlikely paring with less than a week un,000 titil e day. the blunt, brash, republican governor one of mitt romney's most staunch supporters. with his state facing historic devastation and massive rebuilding, christie welcomed the president's help. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me since before the storm hit. this its our sixth conversation since the weekend. and, it's, it's been a great working relationship. >> reporter: in such a tight race, romney couldn't afford to losenother day on the campaig trail. he was in florida, a state that is essentially a must win for him. romney set aside his usual attacks and struck a subdued optimistic tone. >> this is a turning point in american history. >> reporter: only fleeting reference to the president. >> it is time to take a new path of
governor chris christie and president obama toured the state's battered coast. they stopped at a community center, where at its peak, 200 people found shelter. 50 still remain. a political odd couple, for sure. in the past, they've traded barbs. now, they must cooperate at chief executives and they heaped praise on each other today. >> it's been a great working relationship to make sure that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. >> i have to say that governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive, he's been aggressive and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. so, i just want to thank him for his extraordinary leadership and partnership. >> reporter: political aside, they will be judged. everyone in this situation will be judged by results. alone the jersey shore, there were dedicated disaster response teams just beginning the enormous task ahead. and more rescues of the stranded. you all right? but we saw only a few gas crews out here.
? why can't we get gas trucks down the block? >> president obama toured some of the damage with governor christy. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me. i can't thank him enough m. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> and then there is halloween. many towns decided to postpone it but some were not deterred. on long island, super heroes and cats were out and in new york city, even with the power out, trick or treaters took to the streets. >> in this part of lower manhattan, the lights are on for the first time since sandy struck. all three major airports will be back online. >> thanks so much. people in our area cleaning up as well from hurricane sandy, continuing that process. trick or treaters walked past falling trees and crews fixing power lines. people concerned about flooding have been keeping an eye on the potomac river. >> it being halloween night, you want to see the sights and all the kids in
of -- the president enough. >> governor chris christie personally thank president obama for his help. they met with concerned lost their homes. nucleus remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. -- new jersey remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. at last check, to all people killed in the state. two million remain without power. vice president joe biden made some political waves. --, dangerous and attackers attacks, and now for president is again, less than a the election. mitt romney was joined by senator marco rubio at his rally at the university of miami. he showed u.s. -- praised fema playing a key role. vice president joe biden was in sarasota, and he is making some headlines for comments he made in a restaurant. he joked with him and about for president in 2016. followed a political rally ad ofhe slammed the gop the auto industry as dishonest. campaign declined to comment. a major donation from actor pitt. a supporter of same-sex marriage agreed to match the human-n campaign of up to $100,000. supports the initiatives in states, including questions 6 in maryland. the
. starting with the latest headlines in the aftermath of sandy. president obama is heading to new jersey to review storm damage. >> new jersey governor chris christie -- he says he will talk to the president about getting the army corps of engineers to determine how to better protect the beaches. in new york, the stock exchange will reopen after being shut down for two days because of sandy. parts of the big apple are still underwater, with millions of people that power. thousands of power outages in our region -- let's give the latest numbers. >> virginia power has more than 22,000 outages. pepco is reporting more than 15 00 that power. bge has more than 30,000 in the dark. most are in anne arundel county. >> strong clean-up continues as students return to school this morning. >> we are waiting to learn of some schools will reopen because the power outages and other weather issues. keep an eye on all of the delays and closures on your screen. brianne carter is live at landover. she joins us with the latest. >> good morning. prince george's county -- they were not in a bad area because t
of $750 million. does that sound familiar to you? >> his argument of course that's exactly what governor romney is going to do if he's president. >> wait a second, the fact is barack obama would trade job creation of romney as governor in a heartbeat. he would trade massachusetts under romney in a heartbeat. romney worked with a democratic legislature. you look at romney's record, it makes obama's presidency look pretty thin. the longest period of high unemployment in american history since the great depression. every person who buys gasoline today is paying $2 a gallon more because of obama's energy policies. i think obama, if he had a chance would love to have romney's record in massachusetts. >> the price of gas is going down in these final weeks. >> sure, it goes down every fall. it's still the most expensive this time of year in america. $2 more than it was when obama became president. we're learning more about how much bankruptcies there arein solar power industry that he was taking care. that's pretty tough record to go into ohio, or florida, or anywhere, and say to folks, why don
down the block? >> president obama toured the damage with governor chris christie. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and the compassion for the people of our state. >> what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> and then there is halloween. many towns decided to postpone it, but some were not deterred. on long island, super heroes and cats were out. in new york city, even with the power out, trick or treaters took to the streets. >> in this part of lower manhattan, the lights are back on for the first time since sandy struck. in a few hours, all three of the major airports will be back online. >> an update now on the recovery efforts here in the d.c. area. pepco says it has restored power to just about everybody who lost it during the storm. thousands of people, many dominion customers still without power. 10,000 total. today governor martin o'malley will visit garrett county. there was only mi
state. six people killed. president obama scheduled to jersey today and will with new jersey governor chris christie. the president also will talk folks recovering and to thank someance of the first responders. nationwide, gas prices dropped after the storm. average for a is $3.52. that is down for pennies from yesterday. 11 cents lower than a week ago. -- down 4 pennies from yesterday. get finally starting to following days of cancellations from hurricane audrey d.c. area airports philadelphiaston, flights coming in and out. is a different story. , completely under water, the runway. todayk did open with limited schedules. it is expected to get back to york by friday. amtrak trains are still not york city.o new there will be some service d.c. and new orleans and between d.c. and miami. from d.c. to chicago and vermont are cancelled today. officials continuing to assess the damage. >> tomorrow night the stars will gather in asheville for the cma awards. have the honor of carrie to the hosts, underwood and brad paisley. you are both nominated for awards. what is more nerve wracking, ho
voters go to the polls. >> we have seen some of the effect. both governor romney and president obama have canceled events in virginia. one big impact right now. also, it's going to effect their effort to get out the vote. didn't have much effect on early voting in florida yesterday. it could complicate it in virginia and ohio. two other key states that will impacted. then finally, is this storm as bad as it seems to be right now, it could block out the closing arguments of these candidates. in the last nine days. >> in some ways this is the real october surprise. i wonder, if you're the president how do you manage campaigning, because his job is truly on the line here with governing and imagine perhaps a large disaster. >> you show that you're in touch. the president was already talking to the federal emergency management agency. he's returning to the white house tomorrow afternoon, as i said, cancelling some events. the biggest problem for the president right now, if he makes any mishandling of this storm could affect the final days of this race. more than any other factor. >> in nonweat
has had on the race. past today's, was on the trail talking bipartisanship while obama had the op showing it republicanrsey christie, one of romney's biggest allies. obama got high marks for his handling of the storm in poll.test >> a great guy, very had governor whitman. -- with him. >> the next five days will be campaigning, and intense sprint to the finish line. stay with us abc 7 for the comprehensive coverage of the race for the white house. at 12:30 will talk with our "politico" about to watch for. a developing story in stafford county. manhunt underway for a man making pipe bombs and using them in a tax. lauren spierer accused of three peoplee attacks against with close ties to law- enforcement. brianne carter is live in latest on thethe search. using a pipe bombs in .ttacks >> authorities are still aggressively searching for the virginia state alert for thean they believe is armed dangerous. a multistate man want is ongoing old, nowr the 25-year- charges after out of three pipe bomb attacks. >> of violent crime like that, never had that around here. it's early tuesday morn
there are water main closures. >> the latest headlines from the of sandy. president obama headed to new visit some ofo the areas which have been devastated by the storm. >> he will be during those areas jersey governor chris christie, however, the president city.ot visit new york mayor bloomberg is ok with that. blumberg said he spoke with the president and his team of staff tuesday and the city would but first thehem city officials have a lot of things to do. is blamed for 50 nearly 70the u.s. and more and caribbean. the storm left 8 million customers without power nationwide. working around the clock thery to restore power to customersousands of in the d.c. region. they are making progress. numbersok at the latest -- most of those outages are in anne arundel county. power outages could make the tricky forittle headed back to school this morning and people get to work. out another school closed, in howard bowman bridge. those at the top of the screen. brianne carter has more. morning. prince george's county schools announcement yesterday schools would be open but that the appeal -- but xl academy
obama, we ask his message for any new president. and tonight, what governor romney said in that previous interview when i asked his message for the man in the oval office now. >> start packing. that's what i'd like to say. >>> and coming up next here on "world news," lessons in resilience, as survivors of the storm, big and small, show us how to find courage. if you are one of the millions of men who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ. women and children should avoid contact with application sites. discontinue androgel and call your doctor if you see unexpected signs of early puberty in a child, or, signs in a woman which may include changes in body hair or a large increase in acne,
their home. alex perez, ax news, little ferry, new jersey. >>> welcome back. president obama will be in new jersey touring the storm damage with governor christie. >> the election is less than a week away. and sandy has blown both candidates off course. here is jonathan karl. >> reporter: mitt romney transformed the planned ohio rally into a bid to support relief efforts. >> we won't be able to solve all the problems with our effort. one of the things i learned in life is you make the difference you can. >> reporter: it has trappings of a traditional campaign event, stage, big american flag, campaign music, lots of romney supporters. but you also have over here canned goods and supplies that people have brought for vick,ti of the storm. the storm put romneyen a bind. while the president can lead relief efforts. >> this is something heartbreaking for the nation. >> reporter: there is not much for romney to do beyond encouraging supporters to pitch in. with fema working overtime, democrats are hammering him for what he said at a debate when asked if some of fema's responsibilities should be t
.. the president has a good chance to take the county and town,n, but governor romney has been running a fairly strong campapaign. >> loudoun county, virginia, is a bellwether county. it went for barack obama four years ago but then what republican year later in the gubernatatial election. virgia is a battleground state. on friday morning, at the state appears to be trending towards romney. president obama and mitt romney had ent so much time in virginia and ohio that they will have t to start payiying taxes in both states. lelet's run the table of the battleground states and where they seem to be at this point. ohio. >> ohio remains beyond romney's grasped at this point in large part because obama is doing better there with white voters than he is across the country in large part in the northwest ohio and northeast ohio, which is the industrial belt, ere the auto bailout really made difference. its so much of a problem for romney there that rob portman on thursday night as he introduced romney in defiance, ohio for a huge cro is said "we have got to talk about this auto thing tonight." eyre st
it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> the heaviest rains are now and will be with us through midnight. wjla.com will give you more information until we come back on the air. >> we will return at 7:00 with more hurricane coverage. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware. and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine.
's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> heavy rain and southwest of washington. where is sandy? right now outstanding is over pennsylvania, southwest philadelphia, continuing to and overnight it may a bit of a turn. strong winds and power lines and trees down. here's what i see tomorrow when the sun comes up moving out, iis think we will be surprised how branches are down area. the not finished yet. 53 in manassas, it is late at night, it is dark and you cannot is out there, but i think we are in for a rude awakening at daylight tomorrow of theseee the effects high winds. >> the right here for extended coverage of hurricane sandy. >> we are tracking a change in forecast, plus all the d with thessociate storm. don't go anywhere. storm. don't go anywhere. our special storm watch well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all the
president obama, and as you just mentioned, i mean we've seen sort of a bromance, right, between governor christie, who has been such a supporter of romney, and now barack obama, i mean, he has been effusive in his praise of the president. what is your sense as to what effect that may have on this election? >> mitt romney has been trying for the longest time to be a bipartisan, even post-partisan leader, and mitt romney is now seeing barack obama play that role in real life. chris christie to go out of his way to praise him and mayor bloomberg's endorsement. mayor bloomberg epitomizes the idea of someone beyond party labels so for him to come off the sidelines now and cite president obama on his position on climate change and endorsing his candidacy, i don't think there are a lot of swing voters waiting around to see where the mayor of new york comes down on the race but reinforces the concept of president obama as someone who is able to cross party lines and get things down and be forward looking in terms of his agenda. so i think it just comes at a well-timed moment for the obama campai
to return with a vengeance. not only did president obama tour the storm damage with new jersey governor chris christie. he also seemed to make a new republican best friend. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for our state and for the people of our state. >> reporter: the president returned the favor. >> i have to say that governor christie throughout this process has been responsive. he's been aggressive in making sure that the state got out in front of this incredible storm. >> reporter: cooperation on disaster relief works. it also plays well politically. in the latest abc news/"washington post" poll, 78% of likely voters said the president has done a good or excellent job handling the storm. in the wake of the storm, romney struck a more positive tone, campaigning in florida. but not directly criticizing the president. >> good democrats love america just like good republicans love america. >> reporter: his daughter dressed as datety perry. and one of his boys as the grim reaper. the abc news/"washington post" poll shows the race is tied nat
and getting things done? >> so the optimist in me says, okay if it is mitt romney he was a republican governor in a state that was highly democratic and he figured out how to get it done. if president obama is re-elected, he's got to worry about his legacy and maybe he will do some things to say let's not just sit here and look at each other with nasty faces. maybe we get something done. >> reare seeing consumer optimism opposed to corporate pessimism. who's right. >> six months ago it was the opposite. i think it will alternate in this muddle-through economy. 2% gdp. we just got that at the end of the week on top of 2.4 in 2010, 2.0 last year. the first three quarters averaging 2.7. the 2% growth we can't get out of the way. >> what about the housing market? it feels like it is doing better, feels like it's on the rebound. how important is that and do you belilieve we are seeing an improvement in housing? >> i think we are seeing a slow, bumpy recovery in housin government is trying to do a lot to help. it is part of the reason why the consumer is feeling better. i think housingng is key. rem
in afghanistan, so we can... do some nation-building here at home. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadersp -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. athat's what the plan georged allen supports... i'm mitt romney, would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted agai
officials also going to hold a briefing. >> virginia governor bob mcdonald asking for federal emergency declarations in response to the hurricane. this declaration would make funding available to cover costs for emergency protective measures and also debris removal. over the weekend president obama declared states of emergency in d.c. and in maryland. 4:21 right now, 41 degrees on this tuesday morning. >> we got so much more still to come on washington. we'll check back with jacqui and jamie and get updates on the weather and traffic. here's a live look outside right now. looks like this is pretty clear. this is exactly what we want to >> and good morning washington. i'm jacqui jury is. still wet weather, and we'll still see lingering impacts, especially through this morning. as you take a look at the satellite picture, you can see sandy making landfall over the southern new jersey shore. that was about 8:00 last night, and it's weakened since that time, but still packing a bit of a punch. the center of circulation is right around central pa
, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account and earn 75% more than cards earning 1% cash back on almost everything. >> parents are angry tonight after a mixup at bowie high school. students were sent home because of power issues. the school was without electricity, and the school blownpal said that blame, buts were to somethingy this is that should have been checked out before they brought their children to school. early voting is back under way in d.c. and maryland after hurricane sandy clothes poles for 33 -- for two days. people waited more than an their ballots. them, lt. governor brown and the state's attorney. polls open two hours early and open until 9:00 for losto make up time. has also been to fridayn extra day in maryland. >> the much-anticipated for 95 could be o
's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> a warehouse with a long history is in ruins after a two alarm fire. >> firefighters worked all night to knock down the flames. we have the latest on the investigation. >> firefighters were still on the scene pouring water on a section of this florida avenue warehouse district that caught fire last night. the fire went to a second alarm after breaking out in a warehouse wholesale store around 10:00 p.m. >> the owner's wife was distraught insisting their store past government inspections and there were no electrical problems that could have caused the fire. >> i cannot get in. >> pepco shut off power to the section. >> we are closed and we lost customers. >> the florida avenue district is home to dozens of mainly immigrant business that provide restaurants with food and street vendors with merchandise. the fire de
nation-building here at home. that's the right path. so read my plan, compare it to governor romney's... and decide which is better for you. it's an honor to be your president... and i'm asking for your vote... so together, we can keep moving america forward. i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> you would never think this would happen in new york. >> it did. sandy believes part of the big apple in the dark and under water. good morning, washington. it's tuesday, october 30. so many amazing pictures this morning. i am cynne simpson. thanks for waking up with us. >> i am steve chenevey. we will show you more about the next hour. as we update the text decks and look at the storm as a whole the death toll continues to rise but stands at 16. a tragic number. but when you consider 60 million people were affected by this storm, it could've been much higher. we will wait until daylight to get the full extent of the storm. some wind and rain later. the temperatures have fallen. it's 42 degrees right now. l
. >> mitt romney will campaign one day after holding a an event in ohio. president obama will be joined by republican governor chris christie to look at damage in new jersey. >> i do not give a about election day. it does not matter to me. at the moment i had bigger fish to fry. >> he has been a harsh critic of president obama but is praising him for his response to the strong thus far. >> the d.c. board of elections says voters can cast ballots at eight early voting centers across the city, open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. today through saturday. the board said they have added extra machines at each location. the voters can go to any early voting location if the lines are too long. >> governor martin o'malley and lt. governor martin -- anthony brown are casting ballots. early hour voting -- early voting hours have been extended. the deadline for absentee ballots has been moved until 8:00 p.m. tonight. >> as we had to break -- a look at how hurricane sandy victims are making the best of the difficult situation. this is a building in hoboken new jersey, where only one electrical outle
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